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Mentally ill killer Utmanzi skips custody in London

Fida Mohammed Utmanzi
Utmanzi killed Rasool Khan in March 2009

A mentally ill killer has escaped from a secure hospital in north London.

On 8 January, Fida Mohammed Utmanzi, 20, was detained indefinitely for the manslaughter of Rasool Khan, stabbed to death in Tottenham in March 2009.

He absconded from the North London Clinic in Edmonton, on Monday evening. People are warned not to approach him.

Utmanzi was wearing black Adidas trousers with white stripes and a navy blue hooded top. He is 6ft 1in tall and thin with cigarette burns on his arms.

He has known links to the Tottenham, Fulham and Putney areas of London.

Peter Handy, Regional Director of the North London Clinic, in Edmonton

Members of the public are advised to call police on 999 if they see Utmanzi.

The North London Clinic describes itself as a "medium secure environment".

The Old Bailey heard Mr Khan's body was found in a blood-soaked duvet at his flat.

He had been bludgeoned with a dumbbell and had his throat cut by former-friend Utmanzi, who had suffered months of paranoid delusions.



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